Breaking the Pattern: Study on Stereoscopic Web Perception

  • Diego González-Zúñiga
  • Alexey Chistyakov
  • Pilar Orero
  • Jordi Carrabina
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8276)

Abstract

With this paper we document an experiment that is defined to test to what extent stereoscopic depth may control a user’s gaze pattern while performing a search task. The experiment consisted in displaying a search engine result page created in a 2D and 3D side by side format, and a questionnaire that gathers information about participants’ opinion towards a stereoscopic 3D experience. While this experiment is a first pilot and more research is needed, it is indicative of user behavior. In this paper we describe preparations for the study, hardware and software tools used to carry out the experiment, and results analysis.

Keywords

3D stereoscopic stereoscopic 3D web web page interface search engine user interface human factors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diego González-Zúñiga
    • 1
  • Alexey Chistyakov
    • 1
  • Pilar Orero
    • 1
  • Jordi Carrabina
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBellaterraSpain

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